Former France footballer Anelka to visit Pakistan in March

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Former France international footballer Nicolas Anelka has announced that he will be arriving in Pakistan on March 5 as part the World Soccer Stars.

Anelka who has represented PSG, Liverpool, Chelsea and Man City will be arriving in Islamabad on March 5.

TouchSky Group-World Soccer Stars has enlisted Anelka as a crucial signing in pursuit to revive and uplift football in Pakistan.

Anelka will also meet the President of the Pakistan Football Federation (PFF) Syed Ashfaq Shah to reinforce the development to uplift football.

“My participation is to help boost football in Pakistan and having embraced Islam I have a special connection with Pakistan. I have forged a special relationship with World Soccer Stars tour. I am confident of this tour being one of its kind on April 26-29, 2019 in Karachi and Lahore so look forward to exciting my fans in Pakistan,” Anelka said.

Ahmer Kunwar of TSG-World Soccer Stars said “Anelka’s visit is to discuss a deep-dive discussion with PFF on supporting the domestic league structure and the presence of Anelka reinforces our intent who has taken time out before the tour to discuss structured gateway to European football for Pakistani players.”

It is pertinent to mention here that a football match will be held in Karachi on Saturday, April 27 and in Lahore on Sunday, April, 28.